Claude Fortin


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Simon Fraser University, Interactive Arts & Technology

Bio:


  • ISEA2015

    Claude Fortin, Doctoral Candidate, Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Montreal and Vancouver, Canada. social smart cities; public interaction with and through technology; immersive installations; digital displays and media façades.

    Claude Fortin (moderator). An interdisciplinary scholar, Claude Fortin is a doctoral candidate and researcher at the Making Culture Lab, an applied design research lab affiliated with Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT), Vancouver, Canada. Her engagement with public interaction through technology builds on academic studies in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts. Claude is interested in finding new ways to unleash the interactive potential of screenbased systems at the scale of the built environment. Trained in multi-sited ethnography, her research agenda aims to bridge the gap between the top-down prescriptive design approach of experts and the bottom-up appropriative digital practices that shape usages of urban technology.

    ISEA2014

    Claude Fortin, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, CA. An interdisciplinary scholar with a background in the humanities, social sciences and fine arts, Claude Fortin is a junior researcher at the Making Culture Lab, an applied design research hub affiliated with Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT). With an emphasis on civic participation, community and culture, her engagement with interaction design is premised on understanding and developing the spatial aesthetics and social potentials of digital screens and media façades in urban environments.


Current Location:


  • Montréal, Quebec, Australia

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